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About Goldman & Loughlin
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Goldman & Loughlin has law offices located in Bradenton, Orlando and Naples, Florida. Because immigration laws are federal, rather than state, we are able to assist clients anywhere in the United States. Many of our clients are from foreign countries coming to us by referral or internet.

Our philosophy is simple. We provide ethical and competent legal representation at a reasonable cost. We realize people have to trust you before they will become a client. Our goal is to try to earn that trust by doing what we say we will do, or, in some cases, saying we are not able to help. We believe clients want and deserve to know the truth about their situation.

Goldman & Loughlin is committed to communicating with our clients, either by setting appointments, sending correspondence, or answering telephone calls. And, best of all, we are not “on the clock” every time someone calls. We believe in keeping matters simple by offering a free initial consultation. In that meeting, we promise three things: 1) we will tell you what we can do for you, 2) how much it will cost, and 3) how long the process will take.

Our fees are not open-ended hourly rate charges. Instead, we use flat fee rates so you will know up front what to expect. Legal fees may be paid in a number of ways, including credit or debit cards and payment plans.

Tom Goldman, J.D., LL.M. 

Tom Goldman has taught and practiced law for over 43 years. A graduate of the University of Mississippi with a B.A. degree in political science, he followed in his family’s footsteps by attending the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he served as President of the International Law Society.

He practiced law in Meridian, Mississippi and in 1973 graduated from New York University School of Law with a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.).  Mr. Goldman then began of career as a law professor at the University of Tulsa Law School (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Teaching Fellow at Southern Methodist School of Law (Dallas, Texas) and Associate Dean of Mississippi School of Law (Jackson, Mississippi) . He has also taught as an adjunct professor at Barry Law School (Orlando, Florida), Florida Institute of Technology in Orlando (Titusville, Florida),  Rollins College (Winter Park, Florida), and Regent University (Virginia Beach, Virginia).

Mr. Goldman if former Legal Director, Financial Planning for the Christian Broadcasting Network, and former CEO of the Scottish Rite Foundation of Florida. He held a Series 7 securities license and worked as a District Manager for a publicly-traded financial company.

He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Immigration Project, State Bars of Mississippi and Virginia, and admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and Mississippi Supreme Court. Mr. Goldman is a Distinguished Fellow of the Royal Society of Fellows. He appears frequently in immigration court, and has represented clients in deportation proceedings in Orlando, Miami, San Juan, San Antonio and Detroit.

Goldman and his wife Jody are avid sailors. They are members of the Manatee Sailing Association and frequently participate in events with their Catalina 30 named “Asylum”.

 

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Peter J. Loughlin, J.D. LL.M.

Peter J. Loughlin holds a JD and LL.M degree in International Tax Law and Financial Services and, is a member of the State Bar of California, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association and has been admitted to the U. S. Supreme Court. A Distinguished Fellow of the Royal Society of Fellows and member of the Board of Academic Advisors and Professors of the American Academy of Financial Management, he practices exclusively in the field of Immigration Law and pre-immigration tax planning.

He is a member of the State Bar of California, a Distinguished Fellow, Royal Society of Fellows, a Fellow of the American Academy of Financial Management, and has received the designations of Master Financial Professional (MFP™) and Chartered Trust and Estate Planner
(CTEP™). Mr. Loughlin is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit and United States Tax Court. Past positions include the Global Board of Academic Advisors and Professors, Sterring Committee Member, Royal Society of Fellows, Legal Advisor to the World Natural Health Organization, and Editor-in-Chief of Speaking of Taxes. com.

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